Cisco IOS XE Software EnergyWise DoS (cisco-sa-20140806-energywise

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

According to its self-reported version, the version of Cisco IOS XE
running on the remote host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability in EnergyWise module.

The issue exists due to improper handling of specially crafted
EnergyWise packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit
this issue to cause a device reload.

Note that this issue only affects hosts with EnergyWise enabled.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3e4f4ee3
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=35091

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in the Cisco Security Advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 77154 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69066

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3327